Independent Care Health Plan: Margaret Kristan elected chair of Governor’s Committee for People with Disabilities

Milwaukee, WI – Feb.  16, 2022 – The State of Wisconsin has announced that Margaret Kristan of Independent Care Health Plan (iCare) has been elected chair of the Governor’s Committee for People with Disabilities (GCPD). Committee duties include:

  • Advise the Governor and state agencies on problems faced by people with disabilities
  • Review legislation affecting people with disabilities
  • Promote effective operation of publicly administered or supported programs serving people with disabilities
  • Promote the collection, dissemination and incorporation of adequate information about people with disabilities for purposes of public planning at all levels of government
  • Promote public awareness of the needs and abilities of people with disabilities
  • Encourage the effective involvement of people with disabilities in government

Kristan has been iCare’s Vice President, Long Term Care & Community Inclusion since 2017, leading iCare’s Family Care Partnership health and long-term care plan. Previously, she was the Director of the Bureau of Managed Care for the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, where she provided leadership for programs that accounted for $2.5 billion in Medicaid expenditures. She earned her Master of Arts, Business-Health Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and her Bachelor of Science from Northern Illinois University. She has served on the advisory board for Healing House – Madison Urban Ministry.

“We are very proud of Margaret,” said Tony Mollica, Humana’s Wisconsin Market President and iCare CEO. “Humana and iCare are committed to advocating for equal opportunities and full inclusion of people with disabilities in Wisconsin and nationally, including those served by the Family Care Partnership program. The committee made an excellent choice.”

To learn more about the Governor’s Committee for People with Disabilities, visit the GCPD webpage and view the press release.

About Independent Care Health Plan (iCare)

iCare provides managed care coverage for over 45,000 people throughout Wisconsin, most of whom have low incomes or are disabled. iCare has been securing the wellness of people with complex conditions for over two decades. iCare is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM). For more information about iCare, visit or call 800-777-4376 (TTY 1-800-947-3529). To learn more about long-term care options, contact your local Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC).